My Second Seminar: Finding Inspiration in Women Supporting Women Yet Again

The Women in Corporate and Nonprofit Leadership seminar in November was the second PLEN seminar I’ve attended, as I also attended the Women in STEM Policy seminar in January of 2017. Attending two seminars has been a really unique experience, and I benefited in so many ways from both, as well as being able to … Continue reading My Second Seminar: Finding Inspiration in Women Supporting Women Yet Again

PLEN Chapter at St. Lawrence University Hosts “Bringing Women Leaders Together”

In collaboration with Lynn and President Fox, the PLEN Chapter at St. Lawrence University hosted a dinner and dessert party at the President’s home, with a fitting title of “Bringing Women Leaders Together.” The guest speaker for the event was St. Lawrence University alumna, Erica Silver Dahl ‘93 who serves as Vice President of Public … Continue reading PLEN Chapter at St. Lawrence University Hosts “Bringing Women Leaders Together”

Fighting Doubts, Gaining Confidence, and Valuing Women Who Support Women

I learned about PLEN through students from my school, St. Lawrence University, who had attended PLEN seminars in past years. The Women in STEM Policy seminar exceeded my expectations; we heard from an incredible variety of accomplished women who spoke to us about their career and how they’ve come to where they are now. Two … Continue reading Fighting Doubts, Gaining Confidence, and Valuing Women Who Support Women

Women in STEM Policy Helped Me Confirm My Goals in the Field of Science

Since I was little, I have been fascinated with figuring out how the world works, and I found throughout my time in school that science was the way to satisfy my interests. Since beginning college, I have been debating on what to pursue after I earn my degree. Should I go to graduate school to … Continue reading Women in STEM Policy Helped Me Confirm My Goals in the Field of Science

PLEN Gave Me “Potomac Fever”

Having spent the spring semester of my junior year living and interning in Washington D.C, I unknowingly caught the “Potomac fever.” This virus can be loosely defined as the vehement desire to work within the DC-Metro area either as part of the federal government or, in my case as a Kenyan student, in close proximity to … Continue reading PLEN Gave Me “Potomac Fever”

PLEN Showed Me the World is at My Fingertips 

“Attention: Global Studies Majors- Women in Global Policy Conference” When I first received an email from one of my professors with the subject line written above, I was instantly intrigued. As a liberal arts student majoring in English and Global Studies, the thought of spending an entire week in Washington, D.C. with fellow women that … Continue reading PLEN Showed Me the World is at My Fingertips